Concert Tours to Salzburg
Perform music concerts in Salzburg and Austria, the birthplace of Mozart and the splendid location of The Sound of Music
Explore Mozart's wonderful city and gain insights into how Salzburg inspired his music. Or follow the Sound of Music trail and make the hills come alive with your music, by visiting and performing in some more iconic locations of the film.
As well as the history and classic cinema interest, a concert tour to Salzburg offers an exciting array of beautifully preserved quaint towns, sparkling lakes, stunning mountain scenery and simply bags of genuine charm.
Explore Salzburg’s storybook Old Town Getreidegasse on foot as classical music wafts from open windows. Crammed into this charming town and surrounding villages are a host of performance opportunities, from Salzburg Cathedral, popular local bandstands to palace gardens. Combine with musical heritages, Baroque architecture, nature and you'll have a perfect blend for your concert tour to Austria.
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Gower Music Tours & Salzburg
A whole range of musical ensembles, from school concert bands, county orchestras and male voice choirs have travelled with Gower Music Tours to this fabulous if often bypassed location. Let us show you a concert tour beyond the usual in the fairy tale location of Salzburg.
Concert performance venues in Salzburg
Lakeside pavilions, palace gardens, city churches/cathedrals and The Sound Of Music locations. A perfect combination for a memorable concert tour!
Lunchtime recitals are possible in Salzburg’s most important sacred building. Unsurprisingly this is a much sought after opportunity so early booking is recommended.
Seventeenth century Baroque cathedral
Sing or play in front of the “I am sixteen…” pavilion in the Hellbrunn Palace gardens, the “do-re- me…” gardens of the Mirabell Palace, or for more classical music groups perform a concert in the Mondsee Church (Sound of Music wedding scene).
'Sound of Music' locations
Hellbrunn Palace Gardens, Mirabell Palace Gardens, Mondsee Church
This is a very successful concert venue. The lake towns are popular with tourists in the summer months so a good audience is almost guaranteed. The covered Pavilion is well-set for concerts both technically and acoustically.
Purpose built concert venue next to the lake
Accommodation for music tours to Salzburg
Salzburg and the surrounding areas have a variety of accommodation from the more budget conscious to the more luxury end for those wishing for a little more comfort. There are plenty of hotels centrally located to the main sights but also good hotels located slightly outside the city centre that are a little cheaper.
A perfect hotel for groups looking for lots of facilities to keep students entertained. This hotel is set in lovely grounds with plenty of space for students to play football and beach volleyball etc. It also offers an outdoor heated swimming pool, games room,TV and cinema room. The rooms are clean and spacious and adults would be accommodated in twin rooms and students in multi bedded rooms. The food is plentiful and offers packed lunches to take away. There is also a facility for groups to rehearse in.
A beautiful family run hotel in a quiet location
Situated close to the famous Mirabell Gardens is a lovely modern hotel for those wishing to be a little closer to the amenities. It offers stylish and comfortable rooms with Sky TV and wifi. There are mainly twin rooms but do have space for an extra bed if necessary.They offer a huge buffet breakfast with a mixture of fruit, cereals, pastries, cold cuts and cheeses. Main meals consist of both Austrian and international cuisine. There is also a bar that offers snacks that can be eaten outside on the terrace in nice weather.
A lovely centrally located hotel close to the main sights
Excursions and Trips in and around Salzburg
Everywhere you go, the scenery, the architecture, the music and the history send your spirits soaring. As a tourist destination for centuries Salzburg offers an excursion itinerary to suit all tastes. Discover fabulous fortresses, formidable war-time hideouts and historic castles or enjoy spectacular views across the city aboard the funicular railway. To relax maybe indulge in window-shopping, or some chocolatey Sacher Torte or a stroll alongside clean, running rivers.
W. A. Mozart was born in 1756 in the “Hagenauer Haus” at No. 9 Getreidegasse in Salzburg. Mozart’s Birthplace is one of the most visited museums in Austria and is an absolute highlight for any musicians on tour!
Mirabell Palace was built in 1606 by prince-archbishop Wolf Dietrich for his beloved Salome Alt. Today, it serves as the backdrop for the most romantic weddings you could possibly imagine.
Hohensalzburg Fortress is enthroned on the Festungsberg, high above the rooftops of the Baroque historical district. The biggest fully preserved castle in Central Europe draws millions of tourists to the “City of Mozart” every year.
Built between 1612 and 1615 Helbrunn was a pleasure palace for the Salzburg prince-archbishops. Mysterious grottoes, water-powered figures and hidden water jets wait to surprise unsuspecting visitors.
Hitler's Eagles Nest sits on a mountain peak high above Berchtesgaden. Take a cable-car ride to what is now a cosy restaurant with a spectacular 360 degree view of the Alps.
Salzburg Zoo, a wildlife park since 17th Century, today provides a habitat in which to protect nature and animal species - always an absolute highlight for youngsters!
Let us help plan your perfect concert tour of Salzburg
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